Catfishing at the Obed
Contact: Chance Melton, 423-346-6294
WARTBURG, Tennessee:The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting its first catfishing programon June 25, 2013 to celebrate National Catfish Day. Participants should meet at the Lilly Bridge parking area at 9:00 p.m. EDT. This program will consist of instruction on different methods used for catfishing, fishing for those whiskered fish, and the sharing of fishing stories. Anyone over the age of 12 must have a valid Tennessee fishing license in their possession to fish. All ages are encouraged to attend this free event. Participants should dress appropriately for the weather, wear sturdy shoes, and bring a flashlight and their own fishing rod, reel, and tackle. This program should conclude by 11 p.m. EDT.
Please contact the park at 423-346-6294 for further details and information.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the best times of the year for river paddling on the Obed occur during the spring (when precipitation increases) and in late fall/early winter (when cold rains provide continuous rapids)?